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How Does Google Handle CSS + Javascript "Hidden" Text? – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfishDoes Google treat text kept behind “read more” links with the same importance as non-hidden text? The short answer is “no,” but there’s more nuance to it than that. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand explains just how the search engine giant weighs text hidden from view using CSS ...

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Site Crawl, Day 1: Where Do You Start?

Posted by Dr-PeteWhen you’re faced with the many thousands of potential issues a large site can have, where do you start? This is the question we tried to tackle when we rebuilt Site Crawl. The answer depends almost entirely on your site and can require deep knowledge of its history ...

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New Site Crawl: Rebuilt to Find More Issues on More Pages, Faster Than Ever!

Posted by Dr-PeteFirst, the good news — as of today, all Moz Pro customer have access to the new version of Site Crawl, our entirely rebuilt deep site crawler and technical SEO auditing platform. The bad news? There isn’t any. It’s bigger, better, faster, and you won’t pay an extra ...

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Win a Ticket to MozCon 2017 – On Us!

Posted by Danielle_LaundersThat’s right! We’re bringing back our MozCon contest where you, our community, can submit your creative entries for a chance to come to MozCon 2017 for free! Last year we had so many impressive and deserving entries, it was hard to choose just one… which is why this ...

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The Mobile SEO Stack: Tools to Develop a Mobile-First SEO Process

Posted by AleydaIt was a few years ago now that Google announced most of its searches occur on mobile devices across many countries, with confirmation last year from Hitwise reporting that almost 60% of US searches were from mobile, as well. With that, understandably, Google is also moving towards a ...

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How to Delete a Google My Business Listing – A Common Question with a Complex Answer

Posted by MiriamEllis“How do I delete a Google listing?” is an FAQ on local SEO forums — and it represents an oversimplification of a complicated and multifaceted issue. The truth is, simple deletion is seldom the answer. Rather, most events that arise in the course of doing business require knowing ...

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Ranking Fluctuations: What to Expect + How to React – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfishRankings fluctuations can be panic-inducing, but they happen to everyone. In this Whiteboard Friday, Rand discusses why ranking fluctuations occur, the importance of keeping your cool during those darker moments, and how to identify when you should actually be concerned. Click on the whiteboard image above to open ...

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Level Up Your SEO Skills at MozCon Workshops: SEO-Intensive

Posted by Danielle_LaundersCan’t get enough of MozCon? Neither can we. Join us a day early for our new half-day working session series and have fun learning, brainstorming, and collaborating with some of the brightest minds at Moz. They’ll cover all of the nitty-gritty aspects of SEO to help those new ...

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Optimizing AngularJS Single-Page Applications for Googlebot Crawlers

Posted by jrridleyIt’s almost certain that you’ve encountered AngularJS on the web somewhere, even if you weren’t aware of it at the time. Here’s a list of just a few sites using Angular:Upwork.comFreelancer.comUdemy.comYoutube.comAny of those look familiar? If so, it’s because AngularJS is taking over the Internet. There’s a good ...

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No, Paid Search Audiences Won’t Replace Keywords

Posted by PPCKirkI have been chewing on a keyword vs. audience targeting post for roughly two years now. In that time we have seen audience targeting grow in popularity (as expected) and depth.“Popularity” is somewhat of an understatement here. I would go so far as to say that I’ve heard ...

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